Jon Grayson

Member of the media wait next to a logo of the Worlds football governing body, at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich, prior to a press conference of FIFA President Sepp Blatter on March 20, 2015, closing a two-day meeting to decide the dates of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. AFP PHOTO / MICHAEL BUHOLZER        (Photo credit should read MICHAEL BUHOLZER/AFP/Getty Images)

FIFA Rocked by Arrests on Charges of Corruption

In the early morning hours U.S. authorities issued arrest warrants and extradition requests for Zurich, Switzerland.  Allegations of bribes carried out in the U.S. banking system are what led to the arrests.  The folks at […]

05/27/2015

ARLINGTON, VA - MAY 25: A Flags, flowers, and gifts sit near headstones in Section 60 on Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery on May 25, 2015 in Arlington, Va. U.S. President Barack Obama, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff U.S. Army General Martin Dempsey and U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter honored fallen soldiers during a ceremony at Arlington on this Memorial Day. (Photo by Gabriella Demczuk/Getty Images)

Overnight America Podcast: May 26th, 2015 – David Maraniss, Rob Ross

In a Post-Memorial Day interview we spoke with David Maraniss about his book They Marched Into Sunlight.   When it comes to popular culture you can easily become lost, dazed, and confused by the overwhelming […]

05/26/2015

AUSTIN, TX - MAY 25:   Parts of the city are shown inundated after days of heavy rain on May 25, 2015 in Austin, Texas. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott toured the damage zone where one person is confirmed dead and at least 12 others missing in flooding along the Rio Blanco, which reports say rose as much as 40 feet in places, caused by more than 10 inches of rain over a four-day period. The governor earlier declared a state of emergency in 24 Texas counties.  (Photo by Drew Anthony Smith/Getty Images)

Water Everywhere, But Not A Drop To Drink

If you have been paying any attention to the news as of late you may have heard that California is in a severe drought and the lower plains states are experiencing severe flooding. A newly […]

05/26/2015

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Overnight America Podcast: May 25th, 2017 – Barley Scotch, Circe Link & Christian Nesmith

This morning Barley Scotch of the band Hayseed Dixie joined us to talk about taking rock classics and making them new again in the style of Bluegrass.   Circe Link and Christian Nesmith joined us […]

05/25/2015

Memorial Day Weekend Travel Tips

Overnight America Podcast: May 22nd, 2015 – Jeanine Turner, Dave White, Cheffy Baby

Jeanine Turner from Orbitz.com joined us this morning to talk about short, easy trips you can take for memorial Day weekend.   Dave White sits in from Movies.com to take us on a journey through […]

05/22/2015

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Bad Commercials or Low Budgets?

Jon was recalling bad commercials or more likely cheaply produced/made and paid-for commercials that used to be prevalent in the 80’s and early 90’s.  Specifically, he mentioned Bay City Plywood.   Here is one of their […]

05/22/2015

Passengers queue to check-in at Lyon's airport, southeastern France, on December 19, 2011 as a nationwide strike by security workers during the busy holiday season entered a fourth day. The Lyon-Saint Exupery airport, France's fourth busiest, was most badly hit by the strike, with 30 percent of flights cancelled. Other flights were facing delays and the airport warned that large baggage such as skis and golf bags would not be allowed through security checkpoints. AFP PHOTO / JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK (Photo credit should read JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK/AFP/Getty Images)

Naked in the News: Upset Passenger in North Carolina Does What?

A disturbance at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport had passengers running one direction and airport police the other.  Apparently a passenger became upset that his flight was overbooked.  So, he did what any rational person […]

05/22/2015

Late Show host David Letterman on the Late Show with David Letterman on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Jeffrey R. Staab/CBS ©2015 CBS Broadcasting Inc.

Overnight America Podcast: May 21st, 2015 – David Letterman’s Last Show

Actor Robbie Rist dropped by the studio this morning to talk about how David Letterman influenced and inspired him.   Normally around these parts we have Ed Bark on Friday morning.   This week, however, is […]

05/21/2015

US President Barack Obama speaks during a town hall event at Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina, March 6, 2015.  (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Overnight America Podcast: May 20th, 2015 – Niall Stanage

Each week we peek into the political world with Niall Stanage from TheHill.com.

05/20/2015

One of the gourmet dishes featured at the 2015 KMOX Food Fight competition at the Hollywood Casino. (Credit: Hollywood Casino)

Overnight America Podcast: May 14th, 2014 – Mary Margaret, Jake Wengroff, Dwier Brown, Cheffy Baby

Each week we take a peek inside the pages of People Magazines latest issue with senior staffer Mary Margaret.   When it comes to technology you want to know about the latest trends as well […]

05/14/2015

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